London to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from London to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
12:20Layton (LAY)
£911One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
11:20Layton (LAY)
£911One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
12:25Blackpool South (BPS)
£911One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
12:25Blackpool North (BPN)
£911One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
11:25Blackpool South (BPS)
£911One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 July
Avanti West Coast
08:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
11:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
11:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:302h44
London Euston (EUS)
11:14Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
12:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
12:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
12:25Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
13:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
13:25Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
13:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
11:163h58
London Euston (EUS)
15:14Blackpool North (BPN)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:302h52
London Euston (EUS)
14:22Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
11:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
14:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
11:302h57
London Euston (EUS)
14:27Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:302h55
London Euston (EUS)
15:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:302h44
London Euston (EUS)
15:14Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:302h52
London Euston (EUS)
15:22Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
13:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
16:20Layton (LAY)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
13:302h56
London Euston (EUS)
16:26Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change

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Train times from London to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

324 km

Of the 18 trains that leave London for Blackpool every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:302h44
London Euston (EUS)
11:14Blackpool North (BPN)
£911One-way
1 change
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
12:302h44
London Euston (EUS)
15:14Blackpool North (BPN)
£2121One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
13:20Layton (LAY)
£2121One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
12:20Layton (LAY)
£911One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
13:302h50
London Euston (EUS)
16:20Layton (LAY)
£2121One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London to Blackpool

distanceDistance200 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3) or West Midlands Trains

Trains from London to Blackpool cover the 200 miles long route taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3) or West Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and Northern Rail (3) trains London to Blackpool

Travel to Blackpool from London from £39 with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from London to Blackpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £39
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

Trains from London to Blackpool

The coastal resort of Blackpool is infamous for its Pleasure Beach and vintage rollercoasters. Up to 24 trains from London depart headed for Blackpool daily, (of which four are direct) spread at intervals throughout the day. Often when an indirect option is taken, with a change at Preston, the journey time is faster than the direct option. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should find a train that fits their schedule.

Which train companies travel from London to Blackpool?

Virgin Trains is the sole provider of services from London to Blackpool. Virgin prides itself on its high standard of passengers facilities including a choice of tickets, with First Class options where passengers can enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks.

How long is the train from London to Blackpool?

Trains from London to Blackpool can be completed in as little as two hours 45 minutes. The journey time can extend when passengers have a longer wait time at the transfer station of Preston. It is rare for a journey to last longer than three hours 45 minutes.

How many trains are there from London to Blackpool?

Passengers can expect up to 24 departures per day from London to Blackpool. There is at least one departure per hour throughout the day, starting from just before 7:00 a.m. continuing until nearly 10:00 p.m. Of these 24, four are direct. The direct departures are spread throughout the day, though indirect options often have faster journey times.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Blackpool?

Departure train station: Trains depart from London Euston. The centrally located station has its own taxi rank as well as several bus stops directly outside and links to the London Underground. Euston is a short ten-minute walk from London Kings Cross and St. Pancras. Euston station facilities are extensive including numerous coffee shops, restaurant options and retail stores.

Arrival train station: Trains from London to Blackpool terminate at Blackpool North station. Located a short walk from the North Pier and the SeaLife Aquarium, passengers will find themselves close to numerous tourist attractions, and hotels are easily accessible by foot. Blackpool has two stations, Blackpool North and Blackpool South, which are almost two miles apart at either ends of the pier. Blackpool South is closer to the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

FAQs: London to Blackpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Blackpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Blackpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Blackpool can start from as little as £39 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Blackpool is £81; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Blackpool train travel time is 2 h 40 min   for the 200 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Blackpool leaves at 06: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Blackpool leaves at 21: 01.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from London to Blackpool with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Blackpool. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London to Blackpool.
When taking a train from London to Blackpool, you can count on Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail (3) or West Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 01.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your journey in train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Blackpool from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Blackpool by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Blackpool from London including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Blackpool

London
Blackpool
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your trip from London to Blackpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
The major train station for arrivals in Blackpool is Blackpool North. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Blackpool North for your trip to Blackpool from London.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transport options for Blackpool North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
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